EV Cargo, the leading global freight forwarding, supply chain and technology company, has appointed Ricky Yip as Finance Director, Global Forwarding, Hong Kong & South China.

The appointment comes as part of the company’s continued investment in both its financial and operational teams in Asia, and Ricky will be responsible for the finance and accounting functions across Hong Kong and South China. He will be based in EV Cargo’s headquarters in Hong Kong.

He joins EV Cargo after a 16-year tenure at global logistics firm Kuehne & Nagel, where he held a number of management positions, responsible for financial reporting, taxation, statutory reporting, procurement and administration and was involved in the strategic development and creation of the company’s Shared Service Centre in China.

Prior to that he was Financial Controller at a listed electronics company, leading a team in multiple global locations.

Ricky began his career as an external auditor in KPMG specialising in the transportation and manufacturing sectors. During his six-year tenure at the professional firm, he also worked on various IPO, M&A and restructuring projects.

EV Cargo, which manages supply chains for the world’s leading brands, is focused on delivering its business growth strategy, which will see revenue exceed $3bn by 2025 through organic growth and strategic M&A activities.

Heath Zarin, Founder, Chairman and CEO of EV Cargo, said: “I am pleased to welcome Ricky to EV Cargo. His appointment confirms that EV Cargo continues to attract great talent as we strengthen our operations and activities across Asia.”

“Ricky has an impressive track-record and his financial experience will prove to be an excellent asset for EV Cargo as we deliver on our growth strategy.”

Ricky Yip, Finance Director, Global Forwarding, Hong Kong & South China, said: “EV Cargo is an ambitious, expanding business with a clear strategy for the future and I look forward to strengthening the finance team in Asia and helping the business meet its development and growth targets.”

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